THREADED INSERT REPLACEMENT
1. When replacing threaded inserts, inspect
component threads for wear or stripping.
a. If component threads are damaged,
and a standard insert is in use, install
an oversize insert.
Go to Repair.
b. If component threads are damaged
and a lock-ring type insert is in use,
component must be replaced.
End of Work Package.
c. If replacing a lock-ring type insert in
an undamaged component, go to
Installation, step 1.
d. If replacing a standard insert with a
standard insert, go to Installation,
If component threads are not
damaged but internal threads of
insert are damaged, either type insert
may be replaced.
1. Bore out tapped hole (A) in
a. Using portable electric drill and step
drill (10) for oversize inserts, bore
tapped hole (A) to counterbore
Compressed air can injure you
Do not aim air at
Do not use more than
Always wear goggles.
2. Clean hole (A).
a. Using compressed air, blow metal
chips out of hole.
3. Tap hole (A).
a. Coat thread cutting tap (11) for
oversize insert with engine oil.
b. Using tap wrench and tap (11) cut
threads until tap bottoms.
4. Clean newly tapped hole (A).
a. Using compressed air, blow out metal
5. Go to Installation, step 8.
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